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Dende Collective members run a series of education activities in schools, art centres and community projects. Some of the themes have varied from: masks, puppetry, storytelling, Brazilian culture, citizenship, radio drama, multi media, etc. Contact us if you would like to know more.

A PLAY IN A WEEK

Project for the Lyric Summer School

During a week we devised a show with 11 to 14 y.o. The final result was performed in the Lyric Hammersmith Studio.

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THE DRAGONS RETURN

Magic Realism Residency

This was a short residency with final performance in July 2006, with the subject of Magic Realism. We devised a new version of the short stories The Dragons by Murilo Rubião, which was part of our show THE PIRANHA LOUNGE.

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MASK ACTING

Workshop

Andre Pink led a master class on mask acting to young actors who wanted to learn this craft.

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CLUB PIRANHA

A play with young people

Dende devised this show with the company after one-month residency. The show was a cabaret styled piece loosely inspired by short stories from the novel Stories of Eva Luna by the Chilean writer Isabel Allende. CLUB PIRANHA fittingly married Dende's Educational and Artistic ethos: while working with young people we devised and produced a professional show that became a sold out success during the whole run. Together we took the audience to a Latin American Club populated by the characters of those stories, where their highly emotional lives were portrayed using all sorts of theatrical devices.

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OneFourSeven

Worshop on Devising for performance

Dende Collective ran a one-day workshop for their drama students of their module in devising theatre. We shared our strategies in how we created our show OneFourSeve

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